“Islam will dominate” proclaim placards waved by bearded fanatics. Organizations such as Shariah4Belgium, and similar groups in Holland, Britain and France scream of their dreams of Islamic victory while they harass moderate Muslims and secularists. Naive multiculturalists chanting the “Coexist” mantra, craven politicians, and worse those cynical enough to pander for the Muslim vote as did George Galloway in Britain and Holland in France prime Islamist confidence.
They should enjoy their present day surge because of this I am certain, and would say to them:
One day you will call down a terrible retribution on yourselves.
From the jezails that some still carry in the Arabian desert, the cell phones you use to detonate your cowardly IEDs, to the atomic weaponry the Iranians hope for, everything you use against us, you got from us.
And one day, we will take it all away
It is you who will suffer, and suffer you will gladly for your nihilism blinds you to the misery that centuries of oppression have wreaked upon our peoples. The miserable level of development and wretched human lives that characterize your world will be infinitely worse when the reckoning comes. This did not have to be, but perhaps it does have to be so. When you turned your back on reason a millennium ago and, instead, embraced war as your principal argument, you doomed yourselves.
And when the free peoples of the West revolt and eject you as a foreign body, you will glory in your martyrdom, but your women and children, your innocent neighbors, all of you, guilty, complicit, and innocent will share in a Nakba uncountable orders of magnitude larger and crueler than the tragedy you claim for Palestine, and on your heads it shall be.
You think that you are strong because you retain belief, while we have abandoned it. You do not understand us at all. The civilization of Christendom was indeed based on Christianity, for which came the idea of personal salvation and individual responsibility for an ethical life. Our post religious civilization is today uncertain, reeling and unsteady as it seeks a new compass. It will find it, because our ethics and abilities, while rooted in religion, can and will survive its decline.
Your religion gives you only the notions of collective submission in the name of dominance, and that dominance is an end to itself. You promise no earthly city of god, but only slavery and ruin. For us, but in the end for you as well, yet you are too blind to see that your course is suicidal.
Do you really think that you will get Germans to deny science; that Italians will not drink wine with their pasta and that her women will go covered to the beach? Do you think that Frenchman will give up charcuterie and political debate?
That you will chain our intellects, erase our literature, and silence our music?
You will not rob us of our ancient heritage, built on millennia of success and failure, experiment and struggle, that gave us the world we enjoy and you would destroy.
You will not dominate Europe by demographic conquest. Long before you reach over lordship Europe will revolt. Remember, that continent woke from a thousand years of feudalism to give the world the Reformation and the Enlightenment.
You have only prevailed against us in times of disorder and disunion. Just as after the fall of the Western Empire, we are in a new dark age, where doubt and relativism have divided and undermined us, so you thrive for the moment. This will not last.
America, Canada, New Zealand and Australia are infected as well with this malaise but do not forget that these nations were formed from Europe’s best, those who would be free and die rather than accept serfdom, which is all you can offer us.
You don’t believe in evolution, yet in your appeals to violence and lust that is no more than assault, you deny everything that separates us from beasts. You cannot evolve, and thus your like will die in the end.
You shall not win; you cannot.
You don’t have what it takes.
You never have, and you never will.